Scope, Circumvention, New Shippers: Key Rule Changes

By William Isasi and Rishi Gupta (January 26, 2022, 5:11 PM EST) -- The U.S. Department of Commerce recently promulgated a final rule implementing some of the largest changes to its anti-dumping and countervailing duty regulations in decades.[1] This article focuses on the new rule's effect in three areas: scope inquiries, circumvention inquiries and new shipper reviews.

As discussed below, many of the regulatory amendments, which went into effect in October and November 2021, are sensible updates to the Commerce Department's regulations, designed to conform the regulations to statutory changes and to reflect agency practice.

Certain changes may be challenged in court because they erect hurdles for parties involved in scope and circumvention inquiries...

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